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is starting to turn in their favor. >> the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. >> reporter: a defiant president obama tried to change the narrative on his botched rollout, claiming healthcare.gov is turning the corner and benefits are kicking in. as he unveiled yet another sales pitch that republicans are still just not buying. >> while the white house wants to claim that healthcare.gov is now working, we know that obama care is still plagued with problems. and every american deserves relief from it. >> reporter: relief is also needed for congressional democrats who are nervously watching their poll numbers sink ahead of 2014 while the president's own approval ratings plummet. so he launched a new political campaign to call republicans out for not offering an alternative to a law that he vowed will not be torn down. >> you've got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. i want everybody to be clear about that. >> reporter: with his em battled health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius and senior adv
folks to sign up for his health care law. >> and that's why i'm here, because i need your help. >> reporter: top republicans fired back today the president has now had five years in office. so if americans are feeling insecure about cancelled health plans and stagnant wages, they should blame him. >> when will they learn to say yes to common ground? when will they start listening to the american people? >> reporter: the president may also need to start listening to the millennials beyond just today's summit, where he suggested if all else fails, serve some alcohol to get young folks to sign up. >> if you're a bartender, have a happy hour. and also probably get health insurance because a lot of bar terns don't have it. >> reporter: a harvard university poll among 18 to 29-year-olds, 56% disapprove of the affordable care act, 39% approve. white house officials are touting a national journal poll that gives a rosier view. among the same age group, 53% say wait and see before making changes to the law. 26% say repeal it and 17% say provide more money to effectively implement it. un
into law. according to that report, president obama did not meet with kathleen sebelius, the secretary of hhs, the secretary in charge of implementing obama care a single time. white house secretary jay carney questioned the accuracy of the report because it only looked at the public schedule. >> cabinet secretaries don't regularly get entered into the visitor's log because they come frequently. and she meets frequently with the president. >> she will be on capitol hill next week to face questions about obama care struggles. >>> remember the official stamp of the statue of liberty that wasn't actually lady liberty? the postal service used a picture of a statue of lady liberty instead of the original. the sculptor of the sin city version is suing the usps for copyright infringement. more than 5 million copies of the forever stamp were printed. >>> finally, note to costco, nonfiction does not neep not true. last month, the shopping giant was in hot water for labeling bibles as fiction, which costco blamed on its distributor. according to "the los angeles times," ron burgundy's memoir was
medicaid, not the broader law in terms of the success rate. but the bottom line is medicaid expansion is a key part of this law. this could be an attempt to start scaling back expectations when other democrats want to see progress by the end of 2014 in those midterm expectations. >> ed, thank you. >>> back when the website went online for the first time, october 1st, we gave correspondent peter doocy the job of testing it out. and despite his best efforts, it has not gone well. tonight peter has an update. >> reporter: today is the biggest internet shopping day of the year. and websites for america's largest online retailers have been working just fine. but what about the new and improved healthcare.gov? so the white house says they have now doubled the capacity of healthcare.gov so 50,000 consumers can simultaneously shop. right now it's midday on cyber monday. i'd like to apply now to health coverage. i'll select my state, which is virginia, down close to the bottom. apply online. and too many visitors. now, there is an option to leave your e-mail and ask for a one-time message when
is with truthful testimony and that is why the law is on the books that says if you lie to congress you've committed a crime. >> as the author of the patriot act which lays out the framework for post 9/11 intelligence and surveillance, brenner's call to prosecute clapper has added weight. the liberties group calls this patently false. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect but not willingly. >> less than three months after his testimony, these documents, including a court order leaked by ed ward snowden showed the collection of american phone records, the meta data, was not accidental, but rather a fundamental nsa strategy to identify terrorism suspect pects and destroy plots. in an interview with nbc after the leaks, clapper offered a apology by saying the senators question was unfair. >> i was asked when you are going to stop beating your wife kind of question, which is meaning not answerable necessarily by a simple yes
to reach young, healthy people to get them to sign up for the law. they're trying to step up their pr effort to reach people and get them to sign up. >> ed henry live on the north lawn. thank you. >> the u.s. economy grew at the 3.6% annual rate in the third quarter, fastest since 2012. the current quarter could dip below 2%. stocks were down across the board today. dow lost 68. nasdaq was off 5. up next, reverend jesse jackson shares memories of nelson mandela. first across the country tonight. looking into pass word, security experts say hackers hit more than 2 million face book, google, twitter accounts and sent the information to a server in the netherlands. >>> security thieves were stealing christmas decorations from a residence caught on cameras. >>> there's a look at nyw. the lawsuit filed in the deadly train derailment. the engineer may have been suffering from hypnosis, many of us experience this driving long disst distance. that's a look outside the belt way. we'll be right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] over time, you've come to realize... [ starter ] ready! [ starting gun g
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